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Dr. Dominique Gumirakiza, Ph.D

Dr. Dominique Gumirakiza, Ph.D
- Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics

Biography

Dr. Gumirakiza obtained both his PhD and Master’s degrees from Utah State University in 2013 and 2010 respectively. As a faculty in the Department of Agriculture here at WKU, Dr. Gumirakiza teaches Agricultural Marketing, Farm Management, Ag Accounting, Ag Sales, and Agribusiness Entrepreneurship classes. His research and outreach interests are in agribusiness marketing mostly at farmers’ markets, CSA programs, and in the Online marketplace. Prior to joining our faculty team, Dr. Gumirakiza was a faculty at Brigham Young University (BYU)-Idaho, department of economics. He taught principles of microeconomics, and principles of macroeconomics. He also worked at Idaho State University as a visiting professor of economics; teaching both face-to-face and online courses. Dr. Gumirakiza is certified by the Quality Matters (QM) as an online course peer reviewer. His teaching style is student-centered and encourages teach-one-another participatory learning process. He provides classroom activities that allow students to interact, learn from & teach one another and identify opportunities and ways to apply their acquired knowledge outside the classroom

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 Last Modified 10/11/18